Factors Impacting the Career Choice of Women Construction Managers
I had set delimitations for the study and two of them were as follows:
1. The participants of the focus group should be currently employed as construction managers.
2. The participants of the focus group should at least have a bachelor’s degree in a Construction Management related degree
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Also, since I was not fully paying attention to what they were saying at that point, I ended up jumping from one question to another without a good transition. My only aim was to ask them all questions in 30 minutes.
Preparation of interview guide:
The goal was to delve into their attitudes and feelings about the topic by facilitating open discussion. So first, I carried out a literature review on the topic and drafted an interview guide. I divided the questions into different parts namely, prior majors, family background variables, gender role socialization, parental support, education climate at school, presence of a role model and dimensions of personality. I had written down sub-questions under each question which could potentially help me probe further into the participants’ perceptions.